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Clinton / Health Care Bill #614144

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 21, 1996
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) President Clinton's signing of a health care bill named for Senator Edward Kennedy and Nancy Kassebaum that allows the protection of a worker's health insurance featured; tenets of the bill outlined on screen. [Multiple sclerosis patient/businesswoman Valerie HILLERICH - says insurance companies lock out those with preposing conditions.] [CLINTON - comments on the bill.] [Health Insurance Association of America Ed NEUSCHLER - says rates could go up.] Credit to Hillary Clinton for help launching the health care debate noted.

Miklaszewski, Jim;
Williams, Brian

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